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DissidentRage wrote

My partner is less radical and tries to "stay out of politics" because she has too many things going on. I think she agrees with some of my fundamental beliefs but she has a big problem with me shit-talking cops because there are cops in the family. Her family is largely pretty reactionary and quite fond of confederate paraphernalia, and gives her grief about her child becoming radicalized and not blindly agreeing to their lost cause bullshit. I point out that it's in the kid's best interests not to fall in line with reactionaries, being genderfluid and attracted to the same sex, which makes her a prime target for a lot of their worst beliefs. They may be family, but if push comes to shove, they would still gladly support someone who would probably kill the child. But because they're my partner's family, my perspective is always dismissed as rude.